Our experienced computer systems professionals have gained valuable skills and knowledge by working in a wide range of industries and applying a varied set of technology solutions to complete project tasks and resolve client problems. Our consulting history includes organizations involved with Banking and Finance, Pharmaceuticals, Engineering and Construction, Local and State Government, International Manufacturing, Petrochemical, Public Accounting, Resort and Hotel Management, Retail Sales and Distribution, Waste Processing and Disposal and the International Warehouse & Distribution Industries.
Our primary consulting services are delivered under the following general categories:
Project Management Services
Provide the capability to organize, document and cost effectively manage projects ranging in scope from desktop systems implementations to entire data center construction and systems migration.
In 1999 we predicted that the then current consolidation of major industries was the ‘last gasp’ of an aging business model. It will be like the final contraction before the ‘Big Bang’ of the new business world economy. This Bang will not be cataclysmic, but from the perspective of history, we believe it will be viewed as explosive. This explosion will represent the coming of age of Global Business, represented by the growth of electronic business to business transaction exchange.
Now in 2010, we see the beginning of the end of the old business model. "The age of the conglomerate is over." said Viacom CEO Sumner Redstone, as he announced the split of Viacom from CBS. Thousands of automotive workers will loose their jobs as the industry contracts from its bulging state. United Airlines has ceased funding its retirement plans; others are reviewing this obligation. The age of Global Business is upon us!
Review the operational effectiveness of the Computer Resources at the organization. Analyze the major components of the Information Technology (IT) organization and how they relate to the overall organization and management structure of the company. With a view towards Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) impact as well as cost effective return on investment (ROI), the total picture of how the IT organization contributes to the profitability and cost effective use of business resources. Effectiveness of IT staff and policies and procedures as well as IT Internal Controls and methodologies in use are evaluated.
In an effort to enhance efficiency, improve productivity and enhance profits, business analysis services performed by an independent and professional business consultant can be a key activity in identifying a company's problems and the steps necessary to implement a set of solutions. Many companies and senior management of organizations, recognize that a trained and experienced 'outsider' often will find new issues and answers that may be obfuscated by the traditional organization and daily business activities. The added focus on these business issues based on many similar experiences in other (often non-related) businesses provides insightful experience in how other organizations have solved similar business problems.
Analyze the accounting, sales order entry, or invoicing, and distribution systems for companies to establish trading partner electronic interfaces. Utilizing a combination of traditional EDI frameworks as well as Internet deployment tools we present a full service electronic transaction processing service within our Electronic Business Flow Management (EBFM) methodology.
In addition to our general systems implementation and support consulting, we offer a full service 'Remote Support' for EDI operations. We can function as your 'EDI Department' or provide additional support to your existing EDI Department! Our consultants will represent your company to all outside parties as YOUR EDI Department! All communications and transmittals will can be processed within your companies network and facilities; using VPN and other secured web based technologies. We conform to YOUR specifications and requirements!
A successful Warehouse Management Systems implementation requires individuals who fully understand the operational aspects of a warehouse operation. The term ‘warehouse’ can mean just storage, staging area, or an active picking floor (for direct order processing). Warehouses are full of ‘stuff’ that has to be recorded, shelved (or palletized, containerized, etc.) or stored for some period of time. The key is in retrieval; finding the stuff after you ‘put it away’. This is often called a ‘pick’ process; where a system will produce a report, PDA screen (or other handheld device), or even shelve displays to direct a person (maybe a robotic process) to go find some ‘stuff’ and bring it (‘pick’) to a location; usually for packaging and subsequent transportation (shipping, FedEx, USPS, truck, etc.).